The Best Pubs Lincoln has to Offer

Best Pubs in Lincoln

An ancient Roman city in the East of England, a stag do in Lincoln is a fantastic idea if you’re looking for somewhere unique and exciting to celebrate the last night of freedom!

A popular university town, Lincoln has a little bit of everything for all to enjoy no matter how you want to celebrate. From cosy and historic boozers to loud and lively party bars, this city boasts an underrated nightlife scene that’s well worth experiencing if you happen to be heading here for one final blowout. With that being said, have a look at our list of the best pubs in Lincoln below and find all the best places to take the groom-to-be on his big weekend before the wedding!


The Mailbox - Best Pubs in Lincoln

1. The Mailbox

First up on this list of Lincoln pubs is The Mailbox, a large, exciting and modern place to party right in the heart of the city, situated along the historic Guildhall Street. Open past midnight every night of the week and staying open even later on the weekends, this Lincoln pub offers a huge selection of drinks, pub food and plenty of TVs around the venue for live sports from football to rugby and cricket. Whatever your plans are, this place is well worth visiting on a Lincoln night out if you’re looking to kick things off with a lively atmosphere!

📌 19-20 Guildhall St » | Website »

The Strait and Narrow - Best Pubs in Lincoln

2. The Strait & Narrow Lincoln

A laid-back and modern Lincoln pub, The Strait and Narrow is a great place to pop in for a few drinks no matter what your plans are. Open ‘til the early hours of the morning every night of the week, this place has a cool and calm atmosphere during the day and really livens up at night! Serving a huge selection of British and international beers behind the bar, this Lincoln pub is also known for its delicious cocktails and regular DJ sets.

📌 29-31 The Strait » | Website »

The Birdcage Pub - Best Pubs in Lincoln

3. The Birdcage

A classic neighbourhood-style boozer to the east of the city centre, The Birdcage Lincoln also makes for a great place to stop off for a few drinks if you happen to be passing by. This Lincoln pub is known for its lively atmosphere throughout the week and stays open ‘til midnight on the weekends With regular live music nights hosting local bands and a great selection of beers available, there’s never a bad time to head in here.  

📌 54 Baggholme Rd » | Website »

The Royal William IV - Best Pubs in Lincoln

4. The Royal William IV

Further along the river towards Brayford Pool you’ll find The Royal William IV, a cool and cosy Lincoln pub that’s famous for its hearty breakfasts and delicious Sunday roasts. Inside, this place boasts an old-school vibe with leather seats throughout and has a fantastic beer garden with views of the water. With a great selection of choice when it comes to drinks too, this Lincoln pub is well worth the visit.

📌 1 Brayford Wharf N. » | Website »

The Jolly Brewer - Best Pubs in Lincoln

5. The Jolly Brewer Lincoln

A popular live music venue in the city, The Jolly Brewer is a great place to stop off on a night out in Lincoln. Open every day ‘til late and open even later on weekends, this Lincoln pub has a charming and cosy atmosphere during the day where they serve some great pub food and pints. At night, the place opens up to local musicians for live music sets that go on through the night. 

📌 26 Broadgate » | Website »

The Cardinal's Hat - Best Pubs in Lincoln

6. The Cardinal's Hat Lincoln

Situated right at the top of Lincoln High Street you’ll find The Cardinal’s Hat, a fantastic medieval boozer with a country pub vibe. With lots of cosy corners to get sat down in, this Lincoln pub boasts a lively atmosphere at night and makes for a great place to spend time at on a night out in the city. With an artisan food menu and lots of choice when it comes to pints, wine and spirits, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t check out this place.

📌 268 High St » | Website »

Prince of Wales - Best Pubs in Lincoln

7. Prince of Wales

A great Lincoln pub on the doorstep of the castle, the Prince of Wales Lincoln is a modern venue that is best known for its fantastic prices on both food and drink. Throughout the week, this place plays plenty of live sports on their TVs as well as regular live music nights. With a great selection of cocktails and beers behind the bar, this Lincoln pub also has a cool and spacious beer garden to the back of the venue. Staying open past midnight on the weekends, this place is well worth the visit.

📌 77A Bailgate » | Website »

The Strugglers Inn - Best Pubs in Lincoln

8. The Strugglers Inn Lincoln

Known for its great beer garden and relaxed atmosphere, The Strugglers Inn Lincoln can be found a little bit further out of the city centre towards Lincoln Castle. If you’re a big fan of finding decent real ales then you’ll be more than happy with the selection behind the bar here! Known for its thousands of beer mats lining the walls and ceilings, this place is also extremely dog friendly, so if you’re looking for a fun and friendly place to enjoy a few pints then The Strugglers Inn is definitely for you.

📌 83 Westgate » | Website »


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